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  • Tennis Instructor

    Job Location US-PA-Newtown Square
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    ESF Camps at Episcopal Academy
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Targeted Job End Date
    Seasonal Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    A Tennis Instructor is responsible for teaching tennis-specific instruction, providing a safe, fun camp environment, and serving as a positive role model for campers.

    Position Objective/Purpose

    We are seeking motivated team members who believe deeply in the organization’s mission and who display a record of achievement in effective supervision & management of youth as it pertains to this position, building positive relationships and ensuring the safety and well-being of people of all ages.

    Position Scope Factors

    Tennis Instructors are hired at the following locations:

    1. Rosemont College in Rosemont, PA
    2. Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square, PA
    3. Greenwich Academy in Greenwich, CT

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    1. Supervision of campers with attention to: behavior and group management, health and safety, security, and personal and skill development
    2. Promote and actively participate in all camper activities
    3. Work effectively with other tennis instructors and collaborate on various responsibilities
    4. Assist with instruction of tennis skills and fundamentals
    5. Coach, manage, referee or assist with all camp programs
    6. Teach age-appropriate tennis skills and techniques in a progressive sequence to boys and girls ages 6 – 14
    7. Complete assigned paperwork 
    8. Serve as a positive role model to campers
    9. Follow the ESF Code and maintain the ESF Look at all times
    10. Exhibit ESF Core Values at all times and to adhere to all company policies
    11. Have fun
    12. Other responsibilities as assigned

    Position Competencies for Success

    1. Understand and support the mission of the organization
    2. The ability to work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner
    3. Excellent judgment, ability to identify problems and work quickly to find solutions
    4. Positive attitude
    5. Commitment to the growth and development of youth
    6. Commitment to producing consistent, high-quality work
    7. Patient, caring and creative
    8. Flexible, adaptive and a Team player
    9. Desire to make a difference in the life of a child

    Experience Requirements

    1. Previous experience working with children; examples include but are not limited to;  babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacher
    2. Experience playing tennis (high school level minimum)
    3. Previous tennis club/camp counselor/coach experience (preferred)

    Education Requirements

    1. 18 years of age
    2. High School Graduate pursuing college degree

    Other Skill Requirements

    1. Outstanding communication skills which include the ability to use clear, concise and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community

    Reporting Relationships

    1. Reports directly to and takes direction from Tennis Camp Operations Manager. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to Site Director.

    Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

    1. Ability to push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of 35lbs
    2. Endurance to work outside and on your feet for 6-8 hours per day
    3. Ability to respond to emergency situations which may require running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and climbing stairs.
    4. Good physical condition which enables candidate to perform all responsibilities of this position

    ESF, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All candidates who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply!


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